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Pete Enns & The Bible for Normal People

Book Notes & Reviews

a brief word on Rachel Held Evans, her dirty laundry, and her new book

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I’ve read Rachel’s new book Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church and recently heard her speak for almost 2 hours on it in nearby Lancaster–and even with my […]

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Did the Exodus Happen? How “Historical Evidence” Might or Might Not Help

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

by Jared Byas Last week the Wall Street Journal published an article (by Joshua Berman) suggesting the biblical exodus might have its root in an historical event. This isn’t exactly new, […]

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Reviewing Two Reviews of “Patterns of Evidence: Exodus” (3)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

The recently released documentary “Patterns of Evidence: Exodus” attempts to redirect the modern scholarly discussion of the historicity of the exodus by revealing evidence that mainstream scholars “don’t want the […]

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“Patterns of Evidence” and Patterns of Culture-War Rhetoric: (2)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Today’s post is the second of three on the recently released documentary “Patterns of Evidence: Exodus.” As I said in my first post, the concern I have is with the culture-war rhetoric the documentary seems […]

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First of all, there is no conspiracy. A review of “Patterns of Evidence: Exodus” (1)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I’ve been asked a few times in recent weeks if I would comment on the recently released documentary Patterns of Evidence: Exodus.   I wasn’t able to see the film, since it […]

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the Bible’s mythic worldview and why you should care (a brief review of a new book)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Do you want a book that describes how the biblical writers themselves actually understood the cosmos? Of course you do. What a dumb question. Well, do you want that book to […]

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